Winning the Talent War: A Strategic Approach to Attracting, Developing and Retaining the Best People

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Subject index
Achievement, sense of as motivator, 155–6
Action learning, 135
Adaptability of people, 67, 71–2, 112–13, 165
Adaptors and innovators, 123
Advanced management programmes, 135
Advancement, need for 152–5
Allied Domecq, 134
Amoco, 72–3, 145
Apple, 28, 49, 52–3, 105, 144
Appraisal, leading to development, 129
Arthur Andersen, 136
Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), 87, 98, 153
Assessment centres, 98, 99, 103, 106, 113
Assignments 132–5
International 132–4
And projects 134–5
Astra, 15
AT&T, 15, 18, 87
Attachment style
interpersonal 132–4
organizational 134–5
Attachment theory, 67–71, 80
Attraction-selection-attrition (ASA) model, 147
Attribution theory and graduates' under-utilization, 155
Autonomy, sense of as motivator, 157–8
Balance between work and home, 151
Bankers Trust, 15
Barclaycard, 44
Barings, 158
Barnevik, Percy, 87
Boeing, 15
BP, 15, 16, 78, 97, 145
British Airways (BA), 28, 133, 136, 152, 155, 166
British Telecom (BT), 18, 78, 152, 155
Burmah Castrol, 110
Cable and Wireless, 132, 136, 164
Cadbury Schweppes, 139
Canon, 154
Career anchors, 152
Career management, 86, 137, 160–9
as partnership, 164–9
by organization, 161–2
by self, 162–4
Career manager, role of, 161, 167
Career planning workshops, 136–8, 164, 168
Careers
absence of, 20–1
boundaryless, 22–3, 51–2, 62, 163
dual, 134
protean, 19, 163
stages, 153
tracks and systems, 13, 84, 167–9
Caregiving and culture of support, 142–3
Change, organization's need to be able to, 11–24, 35–37
Charismatic organizations, 108
Chief Executive Officer (CEO),
involvement in recruitment of talent, 105–106
perspective on organization, 43, 57, 86–9, 158
pressures on, 33–4, 42–3
qualities for successor, 125
succession of, 86–7, 89
Chrysler, 145
Ciba, 127, 132
Citibank, Citicorp and Citigroup, 44, 105, 109
City of London, 85, 110
Coaching as means of development 138
Collaborative skills as leadership competency, 124

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Introduction: Focusing through a Fog ix
  • Part One - Creating a Strategy for Winning Talented People 1
  • 1: Our Changing World 3
  • 2: Dancing Giants 13
  • 3: What About the Knowledge Workers? 25
  • 4: Squaring the Circle 35
  • 5: If the Core is Contingent 47
  • 6: Shreds of Evidence 57
  • 7: Finding a Third Way 65
  • 8: Siren Voices to Short-Termism 83
  • Part Two - Implementing the Strategy of Gaining Commitment by Showing Commitment 93
  • 9: Who Are You Calling Core? 95
  • 10: Roll Up for the Mystery Tour 101
  • 11: Selecting for the Future 111
  • 12: Development 127
  • 13: Showing You Care 141
  • 14: Whatever Turns You On 151
  • 15: Managing Careers for Commitment 161
  • Bibliography 171
  • Index of First Named Authors 185
  • Subject Index 189
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